The Peace Sign Turned 50 Last Year?

Hate sells these days so it seems, yes, you need not look further than what’s presented in your daily news, but PEACE sells even better, all you have to do is have a look at your local mall.    Peace may have been out of style for a while, but not anymore.   Peace is hot and cool again and the fashion industry is already on it.

The peace sign turned 50 last year and it looks like finally somebody noticed it this year.   It’s everywhere!

The circular symbol first appeared at a London anti-nukes march in April 1958, write Ken Kolsbun and Michael S. Sweeney in “Peace: The Biography of a Symbol” (National Geographic, $25). When it came stateside the symbol came to mean peace in general.
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